Stor rabat The Right to Know and the Right Not to Know: Genetic Privacy and Responsibility (Cambridge Bioethics and Law) (Paperback) by Chadwick Ruth F. Levitt Mairi Shickle Darren 7Ozb2p4e

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The privacy concerns discussed in the 1990s in relation to the New Genetics failed to anticipate the relevant issues for individuals families geneticists and society. Consumers for example can now buy their personal genetic information and share it online. The challenges facing genetic privacy have evolved as new biotechnologies have developed and personal privacy is increasingly challenged by the irrepressible flow of electronic data between the personal and public spheres and by surveillance for terrorism and security risks. This book considers the right to know and the right not to know about your own and others' genomes. It discusses new privacy concerns and developments in ethical thinking with the greater emphasis on solidarity and equity. The multidisciplinary approach covers current topics such as biobanks and forensic databases DIY testing group rights and accountability the food we eat and the role of the press and the new digital media.